Category Archives: Republicans and Race

To the Logical Conclusion

Some things just had to happen, as the folks at Fox News and any number of Republican politicians just found out. Take up the Reagan mantra that big government is always the problem and never the solution, because the private … Continue reading

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Dropping All Pretense

It’s getting cold out, even here in Los Angeles, and the days are getting shorter, and we all live in the moment. In late October it’s hard to remember the middle of March: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus presented … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Now

Fifty years is a long time. Fifty years ago, in 1963, Liz Taylor was relatively young and sleek, and she was Cleopatra in that movie that broke the back of Twentieth Century Fox – they had to sell off a … Continue reading

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With the Burden of Proof Reversed

We all now live in a post-racial America. The Supreme Court said so when they struck down that key provision of the Voting Right Act of 1965, which had been renewed again and again with no one at all complaining. … Continue reading

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White-Out

It’s best to come of age when then nation is coming of age too, but that’s a crap-shoot – you don’t get to choose when you were born. It’s just that coming of age in the sixties was, as they … Continue reading

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